8 Emmy Awards Hairstyles To Copy Now

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At award shows, we look forward to who wins on the red carpet just as much as to who actually wins. And the biggest night in television did not disappoint—especially in the beauty department. Click through this gallery to see some of our favorite red carpet hair moments from the 2013 Emmy Awards and learn how to copy them at home.

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Claire Danes

When the Homeland star and later Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner, first stepped out on the red carpet, the question on everyone’s lips was, “Did she cut her hair?” It turns out that it was just an expertly crafted faux bob that had everyone puzzled. Here’s how celebrity hairstylist Peter Butler did it:

1. Prep your hair with John Frieda Frizz-Ease Thermal Protection Formula Hair Serum ($10) and John Frieda Frizz-Ease Curl Reviver Styling Mousse ($6) to create texture and hold.

2. Create a deep side part and use a large-barreled curling iron to smooth the hair and curl it inward.

3. Next, make two small pin curls at the nape of the neck and comb the top of the hair over and pin it in to place under the pin curls.

4. Finish the look and add shine with John Frieda Frizz-Ease 100% Shine Glossing Mist ($6).

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Rose Byrne

John Frieda International Creative Consultant Harry Josh is the man behind the recently brunette-turned-blonde actress’s romantic hairstyle. Follow these steps to try it at home:

1. Prep the hair with John Frieda Frizz-Ease Curl Reviver Styling Mousse ($6) before blow-drying with a round brush to smooth any frizz.

2. Set the hair with Velcro rollers for 30 minutes to add volume.

3. Next use a three-fourths inch curling iron to curl one-fourth inch sections of the hair and pin each curl up as it cools to set.

4. To finish unpin each curl, break them apart using your fingers and set with John Frieda Frizz-Ease Moisture Barrier Firm Hold Hairspray ($6)

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Mindy Kaling

The adorable The Mindy Project star showed up to the Emmy’s with hair straight from the pages of The Great Gastby. Here’s how celebrity hairstylist Christopher Naselli created her 1920s faux-bob:

1. Work a small amount of René Furterer Vegetal Mousse ($23) into damp hair and blow-out with a medium-sized brush.

2. Create a deep side part on the left side and smooth the hair on the left side back using René Furterer Vegetal Sculpting Gel ($23) and secure with a pin below the ear.

3. Spray the hair with a heat protectant before curling the remaining hair in one-inch sections with a one-inch barrel curling iron and clip each curl while it cools.

4. Once the curls are set, sculpt them with a wide-tooth comb and apply René Furterer Vegetal Styling Wax ($24) to the front section for extra hold and shine.

5. Comb the right section of the hair and pin it just above the right temple.

6. Create the faux-bob by pinning the hair under the hairline.

7. Finish with René Furterer Vegetal Finishing Spray ($27) to set the style and René Furterer Glossing Spray ($23) for extra shine.

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Zooey Deschanel


Volume is the keyword to the New Girl star’s hairstyle here. However, getting (and keeping) the right amount of volume in your hair can be a tricky task to accomplish. That’s why we’re here to help with this hair tutorial all about hair volume to help you copy her va-va-voom look.
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Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks and celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell were inspired by the 1930s for this bouncy hairstyle. Here’s how he did it:

1. Apply Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Boost & Lift Foaming Air Mousse ($5) from the roots to the ends of the hair.

2. Next, rough dry the hair until it’s about 90 percent dry and then switch to a round brush to finish.

3. Create a deep side part.

4. Spray a section of the hair with hairspray, curl with a one-half inch curling iron and pin it up as it cools. Repeat until all sections of the hair are curled.

5. Let the hair cool for about 15 to 20 minutes and back-comb the hair around the nape of the neck to add extra volume.

6. Last, unpin the hair and finish with Vidal Sassoon Flexible Hold Hairspray ($5) to make the look last.

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Robin Wright


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series nominee for Netflix’s popular series House of Cards stepped onto the Emmys red carpet with a freshly cut and styled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Paul Norton. If you have short hair, here’s how you can get the look:

1.    Spray Spectral RS from DS Laboratories ($36) to damp hair to create lift and texture.

2.    Tousle the hair until it’s dry and flat-wrap it with a brush in every direction to help let the hair lay flat in any direction without a part.

3.    Next, brush the hair forward to frame the face.

4.    Pat the hair with a mousse or wax and twirl a few little pieces to help create texture.

5.    Finish the look with a light medium-hold hairspray.

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Allison Williams

Celebrity hairstylist Mark Townsend was inspired by the Girls actress’ Ralph Lauren gown to create a relaxed “All-American Beauty” hairstyle. Here’s how you can copy it:

1. Apply a large dollop of Dove Whipped Cream Mousse ($5) to damp hair.

2. Blow-dry the hair with a medium round brush to smooth the hair and create volume.

3. Take three to four inch sections of hair and curl them with a one-inch curling iron away from the face.

4. Break up the curls by spraying Oribe Après Beach Spray ($37) all over the hair and scrunching with your hands.

5. Make it look “piecey” at the ends by spraying Sally Hershberger Glam Waves on your hands and then raked your fingers through the ends of the hair.

6. Finish the look with Dove Extra Hold Hairspray ($5) to keep the hair full and shiny.

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Connie Britton

When Nashville star Connie Britton shows up on a red carpet, the first thing we always look at is her hair. Is it just us, or does her hair seem to get as much attention as she does herself? The mastermind behind her big, voluminous hair was celebrity hairstylist Creighton Bowman. Watch this video to learn how you can get a retro Hollywood look just like hers.

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